China’s Swine Fever Outbreaks Blamed on Feeding Kitchen Waste to Pigs

Article 0 Comments China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday it would ban the feeding of kitchen waste to pigs after linking the practice to the majority of the early cases of African swine fever. The statement from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs is the government’s first comment on […]

U.S. Hog Farmers on Alert Over African Swine Fever Disease

Article 0 Comments U.S. hog farmers are ramping up safety procedures and leaving animal-feed ingredients imported from China in storage in an attempt to keep out a highly contagious swine disease that is sweeping through Asia and Europe. U.S. government officials said in interviews on Friday they are also increasing […]